Reading Time: 14 minutes A look at how a country filled with sexism, racism, nostalgia, and class division is ripe for fascist politics to take over via seemingly democratic means.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Power, corruption, deception — and why it works.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump’s executive order allowing sanctions for trying to interfere in elections is being criticized as too little, too late by lawmakers from both parties.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A recent New York Times op-ed by an anonymous high-level administration official bemoans the dangers of President Donald Trump. But the ideology of this self-described “resistance” member may be even worse: it masks itself as “sanity” — while promoting some of the same dangerous policies.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Yes, it’s back. We’ve dug deep into the Silicon-mine to find the most shiny, glittering nuggets of presidential twittery.
Reading Time: 26 minutes Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to a number of federal charges, putting President Donald Trump in legal jeopardy. Here’s the strange history of how a relatively unknown lawyer with Russian and Ukrainian ties became intertwined with the Trump empire.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A Russian network of spambots recently attacked WhoWhatWhy. That we were targeted isn’t surprising, but what they targeted is very interesting.
Reading Time: 2 minutes While the rest of the media was busy providing wall-to-wall coverage of a spat between two former reality TV stars, WhoWhatWhy delivered solid news.
Reading Time: 2 minutes WhoWhatWhy founder and Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker talks with radio host Tom Hartmann about the itchy trigger fingers of past presidents, and whether Trump could launch another war to both distract and make himself look tough.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Newly released documents from President Donald Trump’s now defunct voter fraud commission — ostensibly created to investigate “millions” of illegal votes — confirm that there was never any there there.
Reading Time: 3 minutes After President Donald Trump attacked LeBron James on Twitter — in the same week that the basketball star opened a school for children in need — we thought it might be fun to compare the charitable records of both men. The result is a slam dunk.
Reading Time: 4 minutes No matter what the eventual outcome of Mueller’s investigation, the US’s national nightmare is just getting started. Because even if Trump is removed from office, Trumpism is alive and well — and armed to the teeth.
Reading Time: 16 minutes In spite of the one quarter GDP increase of 4.1 percent, the economy is not doing well for the majority of middle class Americans. Journalist Alissa Quart goes looking for the real America.
Reading Time: 26 minutes Michael Cohen may have just jeopardized Trump’s presidency. Long before the spotlight was on the president’s most troublesome ex-attorney, WhoWhatWhy was probing this curious character in the Russiagate saga.
Reading Time: 16 minutes Bill Browder talks about being on the top of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most wanted list, his personal safety, and his shock at President Donald Trump’s reaction to Putin’s Helsinki proposal.
Reading Time: 4 minutes There is a lot of confusion about special counsel Robert Mueller’s mission. We’re cutting through the clutter.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Blame it on the Deep State! This is what politicians do when they get in trouble. It helps that people don’t really know what they’re talking about. While the term is now common — and commonly abused — WhoWhatWhy has been exploring this fascinating topic for years.
Reading Time: 19 minutes How the largest sports corruption scandal of all time was uncovered and prosecuted in the US — the country that cares the least about soccer.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The US president is notoriously thin-skinned. He’s faced considerable protests across America — but it’s about to be turned up to “11” when he touches down in the UK tomorrow.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Counterintelligence officials confirm Russia played a major role in helping Donald Trump get elected. Now the Justice Department is investigating whether key Kremlin officials used the NRA to donate money to Trump’s campaign.